Furka Pass Cycling Route

Sean Connery took to these roads in the classic Bond Movie ‘Goldfinger’, and now you too can, as you ride through spectacular scenery and enjoy the breathtaking mountain roads of Switzerland.

Summer Cycling in a Pandemic

It’s summer, but it’s not really summer. Yes, the sun is high and warm, but we simply can’t enjoy it in the way that we want to. Our writers were supposed to be competing in and writing about the legendary Trans Alp mountain bike race this year – but covid travel restrictions put paid to it.

Richmond Park to Chichester Cycle Route

How about a cycling route that takes you from London, through the Surrey and Sussex hills, with the South Downs waiting for you,as you approach historic Chichester.
This is an excellent route for a two day trip into the hills, using Chichester as an overnight halt.

Mont Ventoux with Diane Vilarem

Mt Ventoux? The legendary climb. For whatever reason everyone kept talking about it. “Have you ridden Mt Ventoux yet? It’s awesome” If you google famous Col’s in France this one always pops up high up on the list. I had to find out why! Could it be even harder than the holy grail of the French Riviera – Col de la Bonette?

Diane Vilarem Mont Ventoux Gallery

Diane at Mont Ventoux

All of our team here are real cyclists and athletes. Here’s a few images from Diane riding this legndary climb in France.  🙂 Then, click here and read her account of the ride. Let Diane inspire you to your own Mont Ventoux adventure 😉

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“ I can’t describe the feeling when I’m cycling on this road, it’s something special and unique. When you are there you get amazed by the landscape and the more you climb, the tougher it gets, but it’s worth every pedal! The effort to pedal this road is really a challenge, more like a challenge with yourself.”

Bike TransAlp 2021

During the Covid pandemic, sales of bikes have risen exponentially, with more and more people seeking the freedom and adventure that cycling brings. Riding our bikes takes us back to days of childhood, gives us the opportunity to explore new challenges and new places. And, if you’re looking for real adventure in spectacular surroundings in the future, then there’s only 1 Trans Alp race.

Col de Turini from Nice

The Col de Turini is a classic route in the hills close to Nice. It’s featured on the Tour de France and is a favourite formany locals riders. Read Diane’s account,as she chooses this as her first ever mountain col cycle route.